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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2001-1560
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:26:51
Published 31 Dec 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Win32k.sys (aka Graphics Device Interface (GDI)) in Windows 2000 and XP allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by calling the ShowWindow function after receiving a WM_NCCREATE message.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


BID - 3481

XF - win-gid-dos(7409)

NTBUGTRAQ - 20011027 A GDI bug.

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:43